An exploration of strategies to engage and address issues for family members who are continuing to live with domestic violence.
AIFS produces a number of publications relating to our research throughout the year. These include research papers and reports, facts sheets, commissioned reports and submissions. We also publish our peer-reviewed journal Family Matters twice a year and prepared reports for Closing the Gap.
All publications are also listed in our library catalogue.
See also publications from Growing Up in Australia .
A snapshot of child protection activity in Australia during 2015-16
The AIFS Enterprise Agreement 2017 was approved by the Fair Work Commission on 29 May 2017 and takes effect on 5 June 2017.
This study investigated the different ways men and women express problem gambling behaviour in gaming venues.
A glossary of common terms used within the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, gender diverse, intersex and queer (LGBTIQ+) communities
This Families Week fact sheet takes a close look at the data about "stay-at-home dads", to see if that perception matches reality.
An overview of the risk and protective factors for child abuse and neglect in families
This article outlines some issues and common challenges that require careful thought when planning an evaluation of a program targeting Indigenous people. Sections include: The need for outcome evaluations; Evaluation: the basics; Indigenous community involvement; Choosing an evaluation method; Adapting evaluation methods and measures; and Reporting. Examples from Ninti One, Kids Caring for Country, and Families and Schools Together (FAST) NT are included to illustrate themes.
The Commonwealth Department of Social Services aims to improve the lifetime wellbeing of people and families through its range of policies, programs, and payments. This article highlights some of the ways the Department is collecting and using data to improve service design and delivery.
Supported playgroups have been operating for many years in Australia, despite the absence of strong empirical evidence for their effectiveness in supporting vulnerable families. This article assesses the evidence on the benefits of supported playgroups for parents and children and the factors important to their operation. It also considers their role as a 'soft entry point' to other services, and whether - and how - they assist families to transition out of the playgroup.